Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

snapshot volume

An exact copy of a volume, at a specific point in time. The snapshot volume is created by breaking a snapshot plex from the original volume and placing it in a new volume, which is then used for online backup purposes.

An exact copy of a volume, at a specific point in time. The snapshot is created based on disk mirroring and is used for online backup purposes.